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    Scholarship/ US Navy

Name of Program:

U.S. Navy Health Professions Scholarship Program

Program Web site:

http://www.med.navy.mil/Accessions/Pages/default.aspx

Designation (Fund Source):

Federal

Eligible Specialties:

Medicine, Dentistry, Optometry, Clinical Psychology, Nursing

Service Requirements (formerly Service Stipulation):

Serve 45 days of active duty in a Navy clerkship or under school orders during each year in the program. Serve one year of active duty in a non-training status for each year of scholarship participation, with a minimum of three years on active duty.

Who Can Apply:

US Citizen; enrolled in/letter of acceptance from an accredited graduate program in the US or Puerto Rico (varies by specialty).

Deadline(s):

Applications are accepted throughout the year at any time. However, the best time to apply for a four year scholarship is the Fall before the year you plan to attend school.

Repayment/Scholarship terms:

Qualifying students receive full tuition for school, a monthly stipend and reimbursement for books and required equipment and fees.

Amount of repayment per year of service:

US Navy HPSP can provide tuition assistance for up to four years of school and provide you with a monthly stipend paid directly to you of $2200. $20,000 signing bonus (Medicine and Dentistry only)

How to Apply:

Must work with a Navy Medical Programs Recruiter. No on-line application exists.

Additional Information/Comments:

Upon completion of professional school, the individual must accept assignment on active duty in the Navy.

Contact person(s):

Name, title:

N/A 

Agency name:

Navy Medicine Manpower, Personnel, Education, and Training Command

Address:

Building 1 T-13, 8901 Wisconsin Avenue,
Bethesda, MD 20889

Phone:

(301) 295-9977

FAX:

E-Mail:

oh@med.navy.mil

   
   
 

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